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Enterprise Linux Today: IBM Extends Software Leadership On Linux

Dec 08, 2000, 21:22 (0 Talkback[s])

" IBM today announced new e-infrastructure software for Linux. The announcement is IBM's latest initiative to support Linux throughout its portfolio of e-business software, servers and services and gives IBM the broadest database Linux support in the industry, from handheld devices to the mainframe...."

"By deploying DB2 and WebSphere on Linux, developers can benefit from increased productivity by taking advantage of a write-once development code. For example, a customer deploying DB2 for Linux on an Intel-based server such as eServer xSeries can easily upgrade to a zSeries server without the need to develop new Linux code to support the upgrade. With support for the zSeries and S/390 servers, customers benefit from the unmatched reliability and scalability of DB2 and WebSphere and can benefit from reduced costs by consolidating multiple Linux servers onto one server platform...."

"The new product offerings for DB2 Universal Database for Linux will be generally available on December 15, 2000. The new product offerings for WebSphere for Linux on Intel will be generally available December 22, 2000 and WebSphere for the zSeries servers will be generally available on January 26, 2001."

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